Published: Jun 08, 2022
UN human rights experts have condemned the Myanmar military junta’s attempts to establish a “digital dictatorship” by imposing further restrictions on internet access, tightening web shutdowns and online censorship, surveillance and other barriers to online access.
Published: Jun 07, 2022
Russia's U.N. Ambassador Vassily Nebenzia stormed out of a U.N. Security Council meeting on Monday as European Council President Charles Michel addressed the 15-member body and accused Moscow of fueling the global food crisis with its invasion of Ukraine.
Published: May 29, 2022
The United Nations human rights chief is calling on China to review all its counter-terrorism measures in Xinjiang, and ensure they are in line with international standards and not applied "in an arbitrary and discriminatory way".
Published: May 20, 2022
India, the largest economy in South Asia, is expected to grow by 6.4 per cent in 2022, well below the 8.8 per cent growth in 2021, as higher inflationary pressures and uneven recovery of the labour market will curb private consumption and investment, according to the United Nations.
Published: May 19, 2022
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Wednesday that he is in “intense contact” with Russia, Ukraine, Turkey, the United States and the European Union to restore Ukrainian grain exports as the global food crisis worsens.
Published: May 02, 2022
Civilians were evacuated on Sunday (May 1) from the bunkers of Mariupol's Azovstal steelworks after the United Nations and the International Red Cross led a deal to ease the ordeal of the most destructive siege of the war in Ukraine.
Published: Apr 29, 2022
U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said after talks in Kyiv on Thursday (April 28) that his organisation was doing all it could to enable the evacuation of a steel plant where fighters and civilians are holed up in the city of Mariupol.
Published: Apr 27, 2022
The United Nations General Assembly passed on Tuesday (April 26) a resolution requiring a session of the General Assembly to be held whenever a permanent member of the U.N. Security Council vetoes a resolution.
Published: Mar 24, 2022
A Russian-drafted call for aid access and civilian protection in Ukraine that does not mention Moscow's role in the crisis failed at the U.N. Security Council on March 23, with only Russia and China voting yes and the remaining 13 members abstaining.